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Historic Smokehouse - Great Yarmouth Potteries
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Off Trinity Place 18 Blackfriars Road, Great Yarmouth NR30 3RA, England
+44 1493 850585
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All reviews art class worth a visit steeped in history great value ernie pottery wheel museum
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Found this place virtually in the middle of nowhere ! So glad that we did !! The museum is steeped in history , don't fancy being a small child sorting out fish lol . Thinking that pottery on a wheel looked a bit easy and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank Sharon T
Reviewed 14 May 2018

great place to come and visit, very interesting and great value ,good place to take the family ,always friendly

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank steven21hicks
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Not only is this a really interesting historical experience but they run an Art Class on a Tuesday morning. No experience necessary and the group help each other as well as being taught by the wonderfully talented Ernie. Really worth a visit and having a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Nichjago
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This is a rather out of town venue bit worth a visit. Parking is fine and of no problem.T there is a lot to learn about Great Yarmoouth here.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Colombo B
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Visit this wonderful place every year and will continue to do so. A treasure of a place with in the Historical wall of Great Yarmouth. Very welcoming people and a Great cuppa tea, and full of history.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Shazron M
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I have been visitng Yarmouth for many years and now live here, but only recently got round to visiting the Pottery. I've known that its a visitor attraction for a few years now, although had not realised that there was a museum as well! For...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank spudit2003
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We happened to spot the sign and popped in, & were pleasantly surprised. Lot of history with the people there telling us loads of facts about the place.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank pittzilla
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Had such an amazing time here very helpful my kids loved it.very friendly Thankyou so much xx would definitely recommend it to anybody

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Katrina C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

13 year old daughter had a good time, we did the quiz going around you will get so much from the visit, the staff are lovely and a reasonable priced gift shop.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank helenmbarker
Reviewed 4 August 2016

i found the smokehouse very interesting learning about the history of great yarmouth and the fisher people , how they used to gut the fish and also the potteries and chatting to Ernie who regaled us with tales of the past and showed us some...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Tony K
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Angela S
30 August 2016|
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Response from childsgyp | Property representative |
Potters wheel still available bookings only
18 November 2015|
Response from childsgyp | Property representative |
We are open tues wed thurs 9.30 to 3pm till the 18th december museum entrance price from £3.50